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Christopher Nolan Kept Interstellar Plot Secret From Composer

2nd April 2014

Director Christopher Nolan was so secretive about the plot to his upcoming blockbuster Interstellar that he asked composer Hans Zimmer to write the score without knowing anything about the film.The Inception moviemaker is fiercely protective...

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Pharrell, Alicia Keys And Kendrick Collaborate

12th March 2014

Pharrell Williams, Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar have collaborated on a new song.The 'Happy' hitmaker has produced a new track, 'It's On Again', which features Alicia and Kendrick and will appear on the soundtrack for...

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Fascinating Fact: 4105633

12th March 2014

Pharrell Williams' unlikely collaboration with film composer Hans Zimmer on the new The Amazing Spider-Man 2 soundtrack has resulted in a catchy tune featuring Alicia Keys and Kendrick Lamar. It's On Again will be one...

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Johnny Marr And Dave Stewart Join Hans Zimmer's Spider-man Supergroup

1st November 2013

Composer Hans Zimmer and director Marc Webb have formed a supergroup to help them score The Amazing Spider-Man sequel.Pharrell Williams recently revealed he is working with Zimmer on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and now it...

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Hans Zimmer To Be Joined By Pharrell For Spider-man Sequel

29th October 2013

Movie composer Hans Zimmer has a new sidekick as he tackles The Amazing Spider-Man sequel - hitmaker Pharrell Williams.The odd couple teamed up for the Man of Steel blockbuster when Zimmer asked Williams to be...

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Hans Zimmer Is A Double Winner At Classic Brit Awards

3rd October 2013

Oscar-winning German composer Hans Zimmer was the toast of the classical music crowd on Wednesday (02Oct13) when he walked away with two top trophies at the Classic Brit awards.Zimmer, who has scored the music for...

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Hans Zimmer: Ben Affleck 'Great Choice' For Batman

4th September 2013

Hans Zimmer approves of Ben Affleck as the new Batman in the upcoming 'Man of Steel' sequel.The legendary music composer - who provided the score to Christopher Nolan's 'Dark Knight' trilogy, as well as the...

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Hans Zimmer To Be Feted At Classic Brit Awards

14th August 2013

Oscar-winning German composer Hans Zimmer is to be honoured for his contribution to music at this year's (13) Classic Brit awards.Zimmer has scored the music for films including Gladiator and The Lion King, for which...

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12th August 2013

Comic book legend Stan Lee and celebrated composer Hans Zimmer are set to be honoured at The Hollywood Reporter's 2013 Key Art Awards. The duo will be recognised for its influence and creativity in entertainment...

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Hans Zimmer (Unsurprisingly) Chosen To Score Christopher Nolan's 'Interstellar'

By Joe Wilde | 2nd June 2013

Han Zimmer and Christopher Nolan seem to go together like Steven Spielberg and John Williams or Tim Burton and Danny Elfman nowadays, with the director and film score-writer hooking up yet again for Nolan's next...

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Hams Zimmer Records 'Aurora' Tribute For Dark Knight Rises Shooting Victims

30th July 2012

Hans Zimmer, the composer for each of the Christopher Nolan-directed Batman films, has recorded a tribute song for the victims of the 'Batman' shootings that took place in Colorado last week.The Oscar winning composer has...

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Hans Zimmer Dedicates New Song To Colorado Shooting Victims

27th July 2012

The Dark Knight Rises composer Hans Zimmer has released a new song to raise funds for the victims of last week's (begs16Jul12) Colorado cinema massacre.The Oscar-winning maestro created the score for the film, which was...

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Batman Composer Hans Zimmer Devastated By News Of Cinema Massacre

20th July 2012

Movie composer Hans Zimmer has been left "devastated" by the Colorado cinema massacre, revealing the tragedy has wrecked what should have been a weekend of celebration for himself and the cast and crew of The...

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'The Dark Knight Rises' Soundtrack: What Does It Tell Us?

11th July 2012

Getting excited for 'The Dark Knight Rises' yet? You should be, if the soundtrack is anything to go by we're possibly looking at a film even darker and foreboding than 'The Dark Knight' in 2008...

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Hans Zimmer Releases All-star Oscars Album

29th February 2012

Film composer Hans Zimmer and Pharrell Williams have turned their Oscars night collaboration into a new classical album, featuring jazz singer Esperanza Spalding, Giorgio Moroder and Oscar-winner A.R. Rahman.Zimmer brought together a group of maestros...

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Oscar Music Consultants Pharrell Williams, Hans Zimmer To Join Academy Awards Telecast

10th December 2011

Oscars Music Consultants Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer will be working alongside the Academy Awards team this year for the telecast. It will be the first time that both the Oscars Music Consultants Pharrell Williams...

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Hans Zimmer & Pharrell Williams To Provide Oscars Music

9th December 2011

Celebrated movie composer Hans Zimmer and hip-hop star Pharrell Williams have signed on as music consultants for the 2012 Oscars.The Oscar-winner and the Grammy-winner have been invited to join the Academy Awards creative team by...

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Fascinating Fact 12522

9th December 2011

Composer Hans Zimmer travelled through Europe and recorded the music of the Roma gypsies for the soundtrack of Guy Ritchie's new Sherlock Holmes movie. His photographer daughter captured the sessions for a new exhibition which...

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Goldfrapp To Influence Dark Knight Rises Score?

6th July 2011

'The Dark Knight Rises' will have a Goldfrapp-inspired scoreHans Zimmer - who is creating the sound for the forthcoming Christopher Nolan-directed Batman movie - confirms he has already begun work on the film and has...

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Petition Calls For Overturning Iranian Director's Sentence

9th June 2011

Amnesty International on Wednesday headed a delegation to the Iran Mission to the United Nations that delivered a petition signed by more than 20,000 people calling for the reversal of the sentence meted out to...

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Johnny Marr Preparing New Healers Album

18th May 2011

Johnny Marr will release a new album with The Healers next year.The ex-The Smiths guitarist is working on new songs under the band name - the closest thing he has to a solo project, as...

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Johnny Marr Leaves The Cribs

12th April 2011

Johnny Marr has left The Cribs.The guitar legend - most famous as a member of The Smiths - has left the group ahead of this summer's live shows so he can concentrate on his solo...

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Inception Nominated For Nine Saturn Awards

24th February 2011

'Inception' leads the pack for this year's Saturn Awards with nine nominationsThe Christopher Nolan-directed movie - starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Tom Hardy - is nominated in nine categories, including Best Science Fiction, Best...

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Fascinating Fact 10849

10th February 2011

Top movie composer HANS ZIMMER is creating the music for the new PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN movie with Mexican duo Rodrigo y Gabriela.

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Zimmer Outraged By Nolan's Oscars Snub

26th January 2011

Movie composer HANS ZIMMER has criticised Academy Awards bosses for failing to nominate CHRISTOPHER NOLAN in the Best Director category for his hit movie INCEPTION, insisting he "cannot believe" the snub.The filmmaker received an Oscar...

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The King's Speech Leads Golden Globe Nominations

14th December 2010

'The King's Speech' has received seven Golden Globe award nominations. Starring Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush and Helena Bonham Carter, the movie - which tells the tale of a king suffering from a speech impediment -...

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Zimmer To Unveil Walk Of Fame Star

5th December 2010

Movie composer HANS ZIMMER is to be honoured with the 2,426th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The Oscar winner behind the music for movies like Rain Man, Gladiator, The Lion King, As Good As...

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Listen To Inception, Composer Urges

29th July 2010

There's more than meets the eye in Christopher Nolan's Inception (as if that weren't enough). Now, a short YouTube video has gone viral prodding moviegoers who return to the theater to pay attention with their...

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